| Igor Jovićević|
| Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia|
| (1973-11-30) 30 November 1973 (age 43)|
NK Celje (Manager, since 2016), NK Celje
Igor Jovićević (born 30 November 1973 in Zagreb) is a Croatian former football player of Montenegrin descent.
Igor Jovićević Wikipedia
After being labeled as the new Zvonimir Boban while playing in the youth team of the most successful Croatian club, NK Dinamo Zagreb, with only 17 years, he signed, in summer of 1991 a contract with Real Madrid. His transfer cost was one million dollars, however, the contract was based on the fact that the Merengues, in case of lining him in the first team, would have to pay a total of five million, being that the probable cause of having him playing in the B squad. There, he was trained by Rafael Benítez, among others, and had an opportunity of playing along some youngsters, like Raúl and Guti. On 11 June 1995, he gets injured while playing against Ukraine with the Croatian U21 national team. After having a one-year pause due to injury, he returned to Croatia to play with another club from the capital of the now independent Croatia, NK Zagreb. After that, he played with J. League Division 1 club Yokohama F. Marinos, Brazilian Guarani Futebol Clube and a short spell in France with FC Metz before moving to China to play with Shenyang Dongjin, a discrete passage in Ukraine with Karpaty Lviv before finishing his career in China, again, with a new knee ligaments injury, aged 32. After retiring, he returned to Spain, this time to Marbella where he owns a bar.
In 2010 Jovićević became a transfer director for FC Karpaty Lviv. In 2012–13 he coached Karpaty Lviv U21 team and in 2013–14 Karpaty Lviv U19 team. Since dismissal of Sevidov in summer of 2014, Jovićević was appointed an interim head coach for senior squad of the team.
His father Čedomir "Čedo" Jovićević is from Cetinje, Montenegro (also a former Dinamo Zagreb player) while his mother is from Zagreb.